2005 West Coast PF Rankings

Here are the newest rankings of a deep position in the West in the 2005 class. In addition to Shaun Green, Jon Brockman, Jarrel Lake and Jerry-Davon Jefferson, Stanford commit <b>Lawrence Hill</b> makes a strong showing on this list of talented power forwards...

The 2005 West Coast power forwards feature both quality and quantity. Brockman is the best college prospect in the group. A tireless worker, Brockman is both physical and tough. He's also got good feet and more bounce than you might expect. There's a reason college coaches love this guy -- he plays the game the right way. If Brockman is the best college prospect, Jefferson is the best long-term prospect. An outstanding athlete, Jefferson is long and explosive off the floor. His perimeter skills continue to get better and it's quite possible he eventually ends up a small forward. Hill is a very safe bet to be a productive player in college. He's multi-dimensional, with the ability to play inside and out, and he's also a very smart player.He'll need to get stronger for the next level, but he's going to be a good one for StanfordGreen is a deceptive player who moves better than you think. He's got the best stroke of any big man in the west, with range well beyond the stripe. He's also a very good passer. Lake is one of the bigger sleepers in the class. He played on a low-profile club team and he's just starting to come into his own. He's got a very good body, excellent athleticism and his skills are much better than people realize. He's another player who might very well end up at the three.

1) Jon Brockman, 6-7, Snohomish (Wash.) High
2) Davon Jefferson, 6-7, Lynwood (Calif.) High
3) Lawrence Hill, 6-7, Glendale (Ariz.) Deer Valley
4) Shaun Green, 6-7, Salt Lake City (Utah) Olympus
5) Jarrel Lake, 6-7, Los Angeles (Calif.) Westchester
6) Ken Bowman, 6-7, Los Angeles (Calif.) Washington
7) Dazzmond Thornton, 6-6, Denver (Col.) Denver East
8) Dior Lowhorn, 6-6, Berkeley (Calif.) High
9) Diamon Simpson, 6-6, Hayward (Calif.) High
10) Brett Hoerner, 6-10, Fullerton (Calif.) High

Other Power Forwards of Note:

Tommy Craddock, 6-8, Everett (Wash.) Mariner
Richard Phillips, 6-6, Seattle (Wash.) Franklin
Chris Osborn, 6-6, Phoenix (Ariz.) Scottsdale Christian
Brian Morris, 6-7, Portland (Ore.) Jefferson
Caleb Forrest, 6-7, Pagosa Springs (Col.) High
Philip Anderson, 6-8, La Canada (Calif.) High
Alex Tiefenthaler, 6-8, Spanaway (Wash.) Bethel
Ben Walker, 6-7, Salt Lake City (UT) Lehi
Darin Mahoney, 6-7, Heber City (Utah) Wasatch
Jamal Boykin, 6-7, Los Angeles (Calif.) Fairfax
Brad Hodge, 6-7, Hillsboro (Ore.) High
Jamie Jones, 6-6, El Segundo (Calif.) High
Chawn Johnson, 6-6, Antelope Valley (Calif.) High
Calvin Anderson, 6-6, Seattle (Wash.) Seattle Prep
Rashad Austin, 6-7, Claremont (Calif.) High
A.J. McCormick, 6-7, Madera (Calif.) High
Leigh Swanson, 6-7, Mountlake Terrace (Wash.) High
Matt Mgebroff, 6-6, Kent (Wash.) Kentwood
Conor Mullen, 6-5, Seattle (Wash.) O'Dea
Casey Neimeyer, 6-6, Woodland (Calif.) Woodland Christian
Enkem Ojugbok, 6-7 Phoenix (Ariz.) Scottsdale Christian
Michael Shelton, 6-5 Hawthorne (Calif.) High
Titus Shelton, 6-6, Bakersfield (Calif.) High
Michael Strittmater, 6-6, Phoenix (Ariz.) Brophy Prep

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